Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator
ludickid

Popularity

I'm on little sleep and jetlag like you wouldn't believe. But still there is the Monday poll.

Poll #971745 Pop poll

What's your excuse for not going to see my presentation at the EMP Pop Conference?

I didn't know about it
4(8.0%)
I am too cheap to fly to Seattle
13(26.0%)
I hate you
0(0.0%)
There is no reason to go all the way across the country to hear you rattle on about rap music and comic books when I can get that here for free
20(40.0%)
I forgot
2(4.0%)
I am a bad person and I should suffer for my sins
6(12.0%)
I have no excuse
3(6.0%)
Other (see Comments)
2(4.0%)

Which of the following presentations I attended sound interesting to you?

"Collapsing Distance: The Love Song of the Wanna-Be, or, the Fannish Auteur" (Jonathan Lethem)
0(0.0%)
"What's the 911? Pop Music's Response to September 11th" (Sasha Frere-Jones)
0(0.0%)
"Soul Power 1971" (Robert Fink)
0(0.0%)
"That's Radical! Punk, Skateboarding and Latinos in Southern California c. 1980" (Rod Hernandez)
0(0.0%)
"6 N the Mornin: California Hip-Hop Music 1987-1992" (Daudi Abe)
0(0.0%)
"But Does It Pass the Test of Space? Why Rottem Music Writing Creates Worse History" (Mark Sinker)
2(4.0%)
"Birth of the Snark: Creem Magazine's Rock 'n' Roll News Section, 1971-1976" (Randall Roberts)
0(0.0%)
"Is Rock Criticism Part of Intellectual History?" (Devon Powers)
1(2.0%)
"Just 4 U London: Place and Race in British Dance Culture from Rave to Grime" (Simon Reynolds)
0(0.0%)
"The Mechanical Heart of Berlin Techno" (Cosmo Lee)
1(2.0%)
"Examining European Fandom of the Detroit, Chicago and New York Dance Music Mythos" (Geeta Dayal)
0(0.0%)
"The Waiting is the Hardest Part: A Fan Takes On Reclusive and Prolific Songwriters" (John Sellers)
0(0.0%)
"The Psychogeography of Sydney's Sonic Sublime" (Peter Doyle)
0(0.0%)
"Everything I Ever Needed to Know About Soul I Learned in Shaolin" (Nate Patrin)
0(0.0%)
none of those sound interesting to me
2(4.0%)

Third verse, worse than the first.

"Remembering Paradise: From Earth, Wind and Fire to the Wu-Tang Clan" (Charles Tonderai Mudede)
1(2.0%)
"Take Me Back: Ghostface's Ghosts" (Steven Shaviro)
0(0.0%)
"The Season Came to an End: Freestyle Brings Loneliness to a Crowded Dance Floor" (Maura Johnston)
0(0.0%)
"Pulling Apart the Layers: Headphones and Space-Time" (Alexa Weinstein)
1(2.0%)
"The Pyongyang Hit Parade" (Mike Powell)
1(2.0%)
"Urban Music in the Teenage Heartland" (Brian Goedde & Elena Passarello)
0(0.0%)
"The Secret History of Montana Postpunk: The Last Great Undiscovered Scene in the History of Rock and Roll" (Tom Kipp)
0(0.0%)
"The Strange Career of Dave Rabbit: Soundscapes of Underground Military Rock Radio from Viet Nam to Iraq" (Michael J. Kramer)
0(0.0%)
"Right of the Dial" The National Review Contra and Pro Sixties Rock" (Michael Daddino)
2(4.1%)
"Oh Say Can You Hear: Jimi Hendrix and the Politics of Performing the Star-Spangled Banner" (Mark Clague)
2(4.1%)
"Pastures of Plenty: Contextualizing Woody Guthrie Through the Lens of the Environment" (Carl Zimring)
0(0.0%)
"Moths, Moons and Toothless Hound Dogs: Joanna Newson's New Rural Aesthetic" (Meghan Drury Askins)
0(0.0%)
"Of Wolves & Vibrancy: A Brief Exploration of the Marriage Made in Hell Between Folk Music, Dead Cultures, Myth and Highly Technical Modern Extreme Metal" (Scott Seward)
0(0.0%)
"Freak Folk and the Analog Ethic" (Erik Davis)
0(0.0%)
No, seriously, you're making these up, right? I'd rather die than go to any of these.
6(12.2%)

Everybody knows that music criticism is an intellectual sausage party. What percentage of the Pop Conference presenters do you think were non-dudes?

0%
3(6.1%)
2%
21(42.9%)
7%
12(24.5%)
18%
10(20.4%)
34%
3(6.1%)

Invent your own hilariously titled EMP Pop Conference title.

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